Kennedy News

Bruce Buckingham
Kennedy Space Center
(Phone: 321/867-2468)

Dec. 9, 2002
RELEASE : 119-02
Note to Editors/News Directors:
Arrival Of S6 Integrated Equipment Assembly (IEA) Delayed
Delivery of the S6 Integrated Equipment Assembly (IEA) aboard NASA's Super Guppy cargo airplane has been delayed due to unfavorable weather conditions at the departure location in Houston, Texas, and at Kennedy Space Center. Weather conditions are also forecast to be unfavorable for Tuesday, Dec. 10.

According to program managers, the next opportunity for delivery of the truss segment to KSC will be no earlier than Wednesday, Dec. 11.

The S6 truss segment is the 11th and final piece of the International Space Station's Integrated Truss Structure. Once installed on the Station, the S6 truss will be part of the longest structure in space.

Media are invited to view the arrival of the S6. For information, contact the KSC newsroom at (321) 867-2468.


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